Arkansas post­card past By Ray Han­ley

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - - STYLE - Send ques­tions or com­ments to Arkansas Post­card Past, P.O. Box 2221, Lit­tle Rock, Ark. 72203.

Wal­nut Ridge, 1960

To­day a mod­ern fourlane high­way skirts around the Lawrence County seat, but 57 years ago the traf­fic came down Main Street fol­low­ing U.S. 67. “This lit­tle town in bleak Arkansas was our first stop. We landed in jail here. Heck of a way to start our trip! I’m sure you don’t want to know the rea­son for our stay, so I won’t even men­tion the why or where­fore.”

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